Extending Python Syntax with @
jcarlson at nospam.uci.edu
Fri Mar 19 09:34:05 CET 2004
>>Personally, I find most standard IDEs to be bloated pieces of shit.
>>When did it become reasonable to need 100+ megs to edit source code?
> Not all IDEs are this large. For instance, Apple's Project Builder
> (version 2.1) is 2.6 MB, while the Mac version of CodeWarrior Pro 8 is
> 9.9 MB. These sizes are just the executables, and don't include
> compilers, linkers, libraries, headers, documentation and examples. But
> you would need all these things for a command line based development
I never said /all/, I said /most/.
In the same vein as your reply, a standard Python install is somewhere
around 30 megs and includes Idle (not quite an IDE, but it gets the job
done). DJGPP (a c/c++ compiler for dos) is also around 30 megs
installed, and includes an IDE, compiler, linker, libaries, headers, etc.
However, if we were to take a look at some standard tools that current
university students and even a measurable portion of industry
professionals use; Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, and others, you'll note
the tendency of bloat.
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